Handbag Christina colorful Mola fabrics is a beautiful handmade yellow and black shoulder bag on the Caribbean coast of Colombia made of high quality leatherette and colorful Mola fabrics from indigenous artisans. created by the Kuna Indians of northern Colombia, the Mola is a unique textile art form for them and their textiles are incorporated into a type of art in purses and handbags the handles also woven and adorned with wooden balls that give a touch bellismo in addition to an anatamico form of grip.
Handbag Christina colorful Mola fabrics is handmade of arrow cane (Gynerium sagittatum), is a species of grass belonging to the family of the Poaceae.
It is an erect grass whose straight and vertical stems grow up to 4 or 5 m in height, with leaves of 2 m long arranged in a fan. It is a dioic plant, whose floral antlers can raise the plant to more than 9 m in height.
It is used in the manufacture of arrows, harpoons and darts; in the construction of housing; and in the artisanal elaboration, with its braided fibers, of objects such as mats, baskets and hats. The fibers are obtained from the central rib of the leaves, by a complex process.
It is the raw material in the manufacture of the vueltiao hat, symbol par excellence of the Colombian coast culture. also can make bags, wallets, backpacks, wallets, etc …
Molas are made entirely by hand using, several layers (usually 2 to 7) of different colors are sewn together. The design is then formed by cutting different parts of each layer. The edges of the layers are then sewn. The finer molas have an extremely fine stitching, in these cases, very small and thin needles are used.
Width 43 cm and height 27 cm
Material Woven fabric Leather
handycrafts from: Colombia
Category: Bags Casual bags.